New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) In a bid to educate 10 lakh students of 866 Delhi schools about traffic rules within three months, Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma will on Thursday inaugurate the ‘Annual School Road Safety Awareness’ drive of Delhi Traffic Police, police said on Wednesday.
Police said Verma will inaugurate the traffic drive at Dogra Hall Auditorium in Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
According to Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sandeep Bhatnagar, the traffic police are going to start a three-month-long drive to be started from October 7 till January 15, next year about Road and Safety Awareness.
“This would be our one of the biggest drive in which we have elected 860 Traffic police officers to visit total 866 Delhi schools during assembly session. These officers will educate students about the road and safety rules, traffic rules and other mandatory steps to be followed during driving on roads to avoid accidents,” Bhatnagar told IANS.
The Traffic officers will also engage students with different competitions such as road safety quiz, slogan writings, drawing and others.
“Students can play a vital role in changing the mindset of their parents and other family members in homes and make them force to follow traffic rules if they found violating traffic rules,” Bhatnagar said.